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Om Hashim's Lamp 1968

  • Kamal Attia
  • January 2, 1968
  • 90 mins
  • English
This 1968 film adaptation of Yahya Haqqi's 1943 novel "The Lamp of Om Hashem" explores the liminal space between the modern and traditional worlds. Set in one of Cairo's densely-populated neighborhoods, Sayyida Zeinab, the film showcases beautiful scenes from city life.


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